Clockenflap 2023 makes its much-anticipated return! Hong Kong’s grandest international outdoor music and arts festival has revealed the festival site map and a comprehensive rundown of stages, attractions, and experiences for its upcoming edition.
While three-day weekend tickets and Friday single-day tickets for the festival are already sold out, Saturday and Sunday single-day tickets remain available for purchase. However, they’re expected to sell out before the end of November.
This edition of Clockenflap promises an extraordinary lineup featuring must-see international, regional, and local acts, offering a diverse and vibrant musical experience.
This listicle serves as a guide, showcasing the rich Asian acts and musical offerings across Clockenflap’s six stages, highlighting the diverse talents at this lively festival.
At the heart of Clockenflap, the Harbourflap Stage takes center stage, boasting headliners like the performance by PULP (Asian exclusive), Joji, and Yoasobi. From post-punk legends IDLES to singer-songwriter Leah Dou and hip-hop icons De La Soul, expect spine-tingling singalongs and high-profile acts.
From Taiwan’s No Party For Cao Dong to China’s Omnipotent Youth Society and Japan’s Atarashii Gakko!, the Orbit Stage showcases Clockenflap’s diverse lineup. UK indie darlings Yard Act, US urban talents BBNO$, and d4vd add a global flavor to this stage celebrating musical styles, genres, and talents from across the globe.
Nestled amid the festival’s grassy lawns, the Tommy Stage is the breeding ground for edgy, emerging talent. Get ready to expand your musical horizons with acts like Otoboke Beaver, Homeshake, Yack Studio, and Idiotape—a firm favorite among fans seeking fresh sounds.
The dedicated electronic stage, Electriq, pulses with international names like Darren Emerson and Peking Duk alongside Hong Kong’s finest, including classical and jazz violinist turned DJ/producer Xiaolin. Dance from day to night, soaking in the best of dancefloor vibes and top-tier DJ talent.
A stage with split personalities, the Robot Stage offers family-friendly daytime content before transforming into a nocturnal haven for DJs and party enthusiasts. From Korean DJ/producer 250 to stage takeovers from the likes of FuFu and Triple Happiness Club to household names amongst Hong Kong’s underground scene such as Major Tom, there’s an eclectic mix for everyone.
After a successful debut, the Topper Stage returns to complement the live sets on the Harbourflap Stage. It features edgy yet accessible electronic sounds from around the world. The lineup includes Hong Kong favorites like DJ Kulu wknown for bringing Jazz & Soul DJ-ing to HK in 1999. He’s often dubbed as Hong Kong’s oldest, hippest and dirtiest DJ. Also on deck is Daryll Griggs, a skateboarder and DJ, bringing a unique vibe to the stage, together with another distinctive presence, Bad Bambino.
Clockenflap 2023 takes place at Central Harbourfront, Hong Kong from Friday to Sunday 1st to 3rd December 2023. The entrance to Clockenflap is located next to the Hong Kong Observation Wheel and Central Pier No. 10. Get your tickets here.